Celebrating 25 Years

As we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Gift of Adoption, we took the opportunity to catch up with some of the children who were helped with a Gift of Adoption grant to see where they are NOW. Below you will see videos and current photos of children whose lives were permanently changed for the better when they joined their forever families over the last 25 years. This is the lasting impact of your support of Gift of Adoption. We look forward to seeing what the next 25 years bring for these children and the children we will reach together in the coming years.

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The need for adoption grants is growing faster than our ability to fund these requests.  Please consider the following opportunities to honor 25 years of bringing children home, and to help unite 525 children with permanent families in 2021.

Journey Fund Membership

A monthly commitment of any amount.
Consider an anniversary commitment of 25 monthly payments of $25.

Friend Membership

A pledge of $3,000 (payable over three years at $1,000 per year) to fund grants in chapter markets or to fund organizational growth.

Investor Board Membership

A pledge of $7,500
(payable over three years at $2,500 per year) to invest in organizational growth.

To discuss other giving options, including planned or legacy gifts, please contact Sharon Komlofske at skomlofske@giftofadoption.org.

Then & Now

Zoe, Adopted from U.S.A. in 2009

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Now “Zoe is such a jewel. She recently sang in the county choral music fest.”

Elias, Adopted from Guatemala in 2004

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Now Elias “is a high school Senior who loves soccer, driving around the city and spending time with friends (virtually). He is planning on going to college in fall and will be pursuing Spanish and possibly Science.”

Anna Clair & Adeline, Adopted from Russia in 2010

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Now Anna and Adeline are “both doing amazing in school. Anna loves to swim and wants to be a writer and historian when she grows up. Adeline is in band and wants to go into the medical field.”

Gift of Adoption Impact

Gift of Adoption relies solely on the generosity of donors to fulfill our mission, with no state or federal funding to supplement these efforts. With a small staff and hundreds of volunteers across the U.S., we are a high impact organization with intentional growth strategies that have doubled our capacity for grants over the last five years. We are the oldest and largest provider of grants awarded on a nondiscriminatory basis, a trusted partner in the adoption community and a highly credentialed nonprofit.

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